Ever wonder what I actually do all day? (Sometimes, so do I) Well, I told Pat O'Mahony's Off Message podcast all about it. Thanks Pat for being a gent and to our own magic social media Clodagh for the snaps. You can listen back at this link.
Today on the show I spoke to Rebecca, a former Jehovah's Witness, who described growing up in "The Truth". She told me how life for members consists of constant judgment and restriction, with activities, even for young people, restricted to meetings, Bible study, and preaching door to door. Rebecca was questioned by two middle aged men, [...]
https://www.facebook.com/Corks96fm/photos/a.195266260505634.46296.194278177271109/1596060030426243/?type=3&theater The sight of one of Cork's most iconic buildings ablaze on Tuesday evening had half the city out watching in silence on the Lee Fields. Seeing historic buildings on fire in the city is unfortunately nothing new. Last year we had hours of outraged calls when Vernon Mount was set on fire (most likely [...]
The debate about ads in the UCC student cafe got a bit heated on the Opinion Line last week. While nobody thought they were funny, the spectrum of opinions ranged from mildly disinterested to downright disgusted. For once, I wasn't outraged about it. It was stupid, sexist and generally unintelligent. As a couple of our callers [...]
UPDATE 09.03.15 I just spoke to Ian, whom I've met a couple of times since writing this. He has got a part-time job and is saving for a deposit on somewhere to live! I've never been happier for anyone. *** It's a while since I've written a blog post that wasn't published somewhere, but without the [...]